Last week turned out to be a dark one for the Indian Cinema as two iconic actors, Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan, consecutively left for the heavenly abode. Their passing left a void in the hearts of their fans and loved ones that cannot be filled. They both epitomised brilliant talent and acting styles while making us laugh, cry, and rejoice with their films. Saluting the greatest men of the industry, Colors is set to air a special musical concert – ‘Dard-e- Dil’, A musical tribute to Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan on Sunday 10th May. It will have popular artists from the fraternity uniting to celebrate the lives and achievements of the superstars.
While the artists will perform from the confines of their home, they will come together in spirit to pay homage to the stalwarts. The concert will feature a bevy of celebrities including comedian Bharti Singh and Harsh Limbacchiya anchor Maniesh Paul, singers Sukhwinder Singh, Aditya Narayan, Abu Malik, television actors Hina Khan and Devoleena Bhattacharjee, Arjun Bijlani and Rising Star contestants. Taking a trip down the memory lane, the artists will share their nostalgia-filled eulogies along with performing soulful renditions of late Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan’s including songs like ‘Suit Suit Karda’, ‘Masoom’ from ‘Madari’, ‘Teri Umeed Tera Intezaar’ and ‘Om Shanti Om’ etc.
Manisha Sharma, Chief Content Officer, Hindi Mass Entertainment, Viacom18, “We lost two of Bollywood’s gems- Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan last week who brightened up our lives and entertained us until their last breath. Owing to the lockdown, the fans could not give a befitting farewell to their favorite stars and we wish to give them an opportunity through our special episode – A Tribute to the Legends. They left an everlasting impression on our minds with their films and songs and that’s how we wish to remember them – through art and music.”
‘Dard-e- Dil’, A musical tribute to Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan, will air at 12:00 in India and TBC (UK) on Sunday 10th May.